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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas fastest in practice sessions; Pierre Gasly's car catches fire
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas fastest in practice sessions; Pierre Gasly's car catches fire

French driver Pierre Gasly's car caught fire on Friday while there was a crash between Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll's Racing Point car.

Formula 1: Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season citing 'environmental initiatives'
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Formula 1: Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season citing 'environmental initiatives'

Honda is the engine supplier for the Red Bull and AlphaTauri teams. It had resumed competition in F1 in 2015.

Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen says he 'did not expect' to secure second spot in Russian Grand Prix grid
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Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen says he 'did not expect' to secure second spot in Russian Grand Prix grid

Verstappen added that he felt he has a good chance to attack six-time champion Hamilton at the start and to take advantage of his different tyre strategy.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton grabs Russian GP pole, inches closer to Michael Schumacher’s all-time record
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton grabs Russian GP pole, inches closer to Michael Schumacher’s all-time record

Hamilton's Mercedes teammate, Valtteri Bottas, was beaten into third by Verstappen's fast run at the end of the session and was .652 off Hamilton's time.

Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel escapes unhurt from massive crash during Russian GP qualifying
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Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel escapes unhurt from massive crash during Russian GP qualifying

The session was red-flagged to a halt after the four-time champion’s shunt, leaving runaway championship leader Lewis Hamilton in a perilous 15th place with just over two minutes remaining.

Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez resolves differences with Racing Point, says team is like a ‘family’ to him
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Formula 1 2020: Sergio Perez resolves differences with Racing Point, says team is like a ‘family’ to him

The Mexican driver said he had discussed his comments the previous day with the team and that the two sides had resolved their differences.

Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas hails 'fun' Mugello circuit after dominating Tuscan Grand Prix practice
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas hails 'fun' Mugello circuit after dominating Tuscan Grand Prix practice

Bottas clocked a best time of one minute and 16.989 seconds around the spectacular 5.245km Ferrari-owned Mugello circuit, two-tenths quicker than championship leader Lewis Hamilton with Max Verstappen a familiar third for Red Bull.

Formula 1 2020: Impossible for me to win Italian GP, says Max Verstappen after disappointing run in Friday's practice sessions
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Formula 1 2020: Impossible for me to win Italian GP, says Max Verstappen after disappointing run in Friday's practice sessions

Verstappen, who is 47 points behind runaway leader and six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton in the drivers championship, spun and crashed during the morning and then struggled to claim fifth in the afternoon.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton emerges quickest in Friday's second practice, expects Saturday's qualifying to be a 'nightmare'
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton emerges quickest in Friday's second practice, expects Saturday's qualifying to be a 'nightmare'

Hamilton, who outpaced team-mate Valtteri Bottas by nearly three-tenths of a second, said he anticipated a similar scenario to last year when most drivers backed off so much they failed to clock a final fastest lap.

Formula 1 2020: Despite asking me twice, I had to turn down new Williams Racing owners' offer to stay, says Claire Williams
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Formula 1 2020: Despite asking me twice, I had to turn down new Williams Racing owners' offer to stay, says Claire Williams

Williams and her father team founder Frank Williams will end their family association with the F1 team after 43 years when they walk away.

Formula 1 2020: Williams family to end 43-year association with F1 after decision to step down from team management
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Formula 1 2020: Williams family to end 43-year association with F1 after decision to step down from team management

Claire Williams, whose father co-founded the Williams F1 team, is stepping down as deputy team principal after this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.

Formula 1 2020: Former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo blames current management for team's woes
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Formula 1 2020: Former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo blames current management for team's woes

Ex-Ferrari president Di Montezemolo said Vettel carried no blame for his and the team's struggles, adding that the team was not prepared for the sport's move to hybrid turbo engines in 2014.

Formula 1 2020: Mattia Binotto says Ferrari in the middle of a ‘storm’ ahead of home Italian GP, but denies ‘crisis’
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Formula 1 2020: Mattia Binotto says Ferrari in the middle of a ‘storm’ ahead of home Italian GP, but denies ‘crisis’

Ferrari’s 2020 slump reached a new low on Saturday when after Vettel wound up last in third and final practice, the team faced the prospect of failing to progress from Q3 in qualifying.

Formula 1 2020: Williams' George Russell says he's 'very lucky' to escape serious injury at Belgian GP
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Formula 1 2020: Williams' George Russell says he's 'very lucky' to escape serious injury at Belgian GP

British racer Russell's car suffered extensive damage and a rear wheel flew across the track ahead of him during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

Formula 1 2020: 'We have to stay calm' urges Sebastian Vettel after Ferrari's dismal performance at Belgian GP
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Formula 1 2020: 'We have to stay calm' urges Sebastian Vettel after Ferrari's dismal performance at Belgian GP

Neither Vettel nor Leclerc was able to make any impression, as Ferrari struggled and finished pointless outside the top ten.

Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas says he will look to attack Lewis Hamilton at Belgian GP to keep title hopes alive
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas says he will look to attack Lewis Hamilton at Belgian GP to keep title hopes alive

Hamilton finished ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas to claim his sixth Belgian pole and the 93rd pole of his career with a flawless track record lap.

MotoGP 2020: Valentino Rossi left shaken after Austrian GP, says he nearly got killed by stray bike
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MotoGP 2020: Valentino Rossi left shaken after Austrian GP, says he nearly got killed by stray bike

Incredibly, Rossi managed to compose himself after the close call and after the race was restarted came home in fifth place.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton sizzles his way to 92nd F1 career pole at Spanish Grand Prix
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton sizzles his way to 92nd F1 career pole at Spanish Grand Prix

It was Hamilton's fourth pole of the year and fifth in Spain and brought with it his 150th front row start from a session that may have seen Mercedes enjoying their 'party' qualifying engine mode for the final time.

Mercedes does a U-turn on F1's Concorde Agreement, say they’re ready to sign deal for 2021 and beyond
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Mercedes does a U-turn on F1's Concorde Agreement, say they’re ready to sign deal for 2021 and beyond

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff's intervention comes a week after the German constructor said they would not sign the draft Concorde Agreement for 2021 and beyond.

Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo eyes podium finish at Spanish GP to win bet against Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul
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Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo eyes podium finish at Spanish GP to win bet against Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul

Ricciardo and Abiteboul agreed that they would have matching tattoos if the Australian is successful in driving his French team's car to a top three finish this season.